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Miyajima Aquarium, Hatsukaichi
(3.2/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
At Miyajima Aquarium, see 13,000 creatures of 350 distinct species from the Seto-inland Sea. Imported animals like otters, penguins, and sea lions perform entertaining shows, and feeding times of various residents also draw a crowd--particularly the manta rays and turtles. In the first floor, kids can interact with starfish, sea cucumbers, and other gentle creatures in the tidal pool. Highlights include an area dedicated to Kabuto-gani, a horseshoe crab that has not changed for a million years. Information boards are provided in English, and the aquarium has all the necessary facilities, including a cafeteria, restrooms, and picnic area. A visit to Miyajima Aquarium represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hatsukaichi vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • From being renewed, I visited for the first time. Closer is a small aquarium with fish and enjoyed it. I felt that maybe suitable for scale is small, so you have children visit. Exit at us shaking Otter. Thanks for holding the hand firmly and Otter tries to shake hands, but is very cute.
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  • Visit to get an idea of the life and marine wildlife that inhabit the inland sea
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  • You can enjoy reasonably Miyajima Aquarium is not large in scale, and the sea. If in the family though. Accustomed to the city's Aquarium and a little pompous, kannagi may.
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